Can preventive services survive?

Cooper, Judy
June 2010
Community Care;6/3/2010, Issue 1821, p18
The article focuses on the impact of cutting ring-fenced grants to local authorities on services for children and young people in Great Britain. It is stated that some councils may choose to cut preventive services as the number of referrals for such service increases. It is considered difficult to assess the effect of cutting the grant on services for children and young people. Maintaining early intervention is deemed as the only way for children's services to reduce budgets and save money.


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